OGEN Studentships

Open OGEN Studentship Opportunities

Designing new marine coatings based on understanding the interplay between biofouling and corrosions

Dr. Heather Buckley, University of Victoria, Departments of Chemistry and Civil Engineering

Graphite Innovation and Technologies
Marine Vessel Drag Reduction with Smart Coatings

Dr. Xili Duan, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Graphite Innovation and Technologies
Risk and Cost Mitigation through Determination of Tidal Turbine Loading under Real Turbulent Tidal Flow Conditions

Dr. Dominic Groulx, Dalhousie University, Department of Mechanical Engineering

National Research Council
Sustainable Nunatsiavut Futures (2/2 positions available)

Dr. Anna Metaxas, Dalhousie University

Ocean Frontier Institute
Northwest Atlantic Biological Carbon Pump (2/6 positions available)

Dr. Stephanie Kienast, Dr. Markus Kienast, Dr. Erin Bertrand, Dr. Doug Wallace, Dr. Julie LaRoche, and Dr. Vincent Sieben, Dalhousie University

Ocean Frontier Institute

Recently Filled OGEN Studentship Opportunities

Assessing the role of nature-based infrastructure in mitigating coastal erosion

Dr. Carissa Brown, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Geography

National Research Council
Estimating the size of micro-plastics floating underwater using image processing of the photo-acoustic data received by a phased-array

Dr. Jean-Francois Bousquet, Dalhousie University, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

National Research Council
Investigation and development of green processes to valorize shellfish residues for applications in aquaculture feed and biomaterials

Dr. Kelly Hawboldt, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Process Engineering

National Research Council
Characterization and Applications of Biogenic Nanomaterials from Salmon Aquaculture Processing Waste

Dr. Francesca Kerton, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Chemistry

National Research Council
Understanding social license for nature-based coastal adaptation: a longitudinal culturomic approach

Dr. Kate Sherren, Dalhousie University, School for Resource and Environmental Studies

National Research Council
Autonomous Fleet Ice Management via Reinforcement Learning

Dr. Andrew Vardy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Computer Science & ECE (Joint)

National Research Council
A machine learning method to support shipping operations in ice: applications to tactical voyage routing and strategic regulatory assessment

Dr. Brian Veitch, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

National Research Council

Coming Soon: IMBeR Projects


OGEN students also have opportunities to connect with and join various local and national groups in the ocean sector through our extensive network.